VinePair asked bartenders around the country which bottles and brands aren’t getting the love they deserve.
Blind tastings are the best way to find out what you really like, free of marketing hype, bias, and previous experiences. They also give you the opportunity to experience tequila in a whole new way—using only your senses.
Tequila distilleries can differ from each other in many ways. So we used our database to find out which distilleries are creating tequilas that score highest among users of the Tequila Matchmaker app.
In this list we’ve included a few of the cheaper, more readily available tequilas to help set you on your way, along with a few more expensive treats for the experienced agave drinker.
How to find the best high-end tequilas in a crowded category.
The process was simple, natural, and efficient enough — at least until Americans decided they liked tequila, too.
At a time when tequila sales are booming both in the U.S. and internationally, and a flood of new brands continue to appear at retailers’ doors, it’s difficult to assemble a price assortment that sticks to value as the most important matter.
Other than the oak, what are extra añejo drinkers looking for? Do they still want the presence of agave, or are they hoping that extra time in the barrel will bring more complexity? Or, is it something else entirely? We conducted a blind taste test with 2
For years tequila geeks have been having a debate as polarizing as Coke vs. Pepsi: Which location produces better tequila, the “Highlands” or the “Lowlands” of Jalisco, Mexico? We decided to conduct our own blind tasting experiment, pitting 3 Valley tequi